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Blue Chip Basketball offers more talented women atheletes a chance to play

Blue Chip Basketball offers more talented women atheletes a chance to play

May. 29 | After this reporter covered a personal-high three softball games in the same day, which I did two Saturdays ago, covering back-to-back basketball games last Saturday night in downtown Minneapolis was relatively easy as a result. Ashley Ellis-Milan...

Fostering the ‘female warrior’ in sports

Fostering the ‘female warrior’ in sports

Mar. 5 | Athletics experts on nurturing strength in women and girls   I have seen over the years some athletes so mentally tough they would run through a wall when asked, get up, dust themselves off and repeat the feat. I’ve also seen some athletes...

Local leading coach nominated  for national honors

Local leading coach nominated for national honors

Feb. 13 |             By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   DeLaSalle Girls’ Basketball Coach Faith Johnson Patterson is among this year’s nominees for USA Today national girls’ coach of the year.  Johnson Patterson in...

Top prep hoopsters vie for All-Star Classic honors

Top prep hoopsters vie for All-Star Classic honors

Jun. 19 |   The 20th Annual Inner City All-Star Classic (ICASC), a basketball event held at the University of St. Thomas last Sunday, was certainly one to remember. The event featured the top girls and boys prep basketball players from the Class of 2013.   Girls’...

Rosters set for this year’s  All-Star Classic

Rosters set for this year’s All-Star Classic

Jun. 12 |   The 20th Annual Inner City All-Star Classic rosters are set. The event, to be held Sunday, June 16 at Schoenecker Arena on the campus of the University of St. Thomas, features some of the top local graduating boys’ and girls’ basketball...

Three top coaches

Three top coaches

Apr. 10 |   There are so many great high school basketball coaches in the state that there are too many to recognize. Here are three basketball coaches who deserve a little recognition for their efforts.     Since becoming head coach in 2000, VERN SIMMONS...

State tournament highlights

State tournament highlights

Mar. 20 |   Wow! What a state tournament. So much that could be written, but only so much space to fill — two three-peats, a historic moment for a coach, another coach leaving the game, and some outstanding prep careers coming to a close. Here are some...

Stereotypes at play in neglect of girls’ coaching achievements

Stereotypes at play in neglect of girls’ coaching achievements

Feb. 6 |       DeLaSalle Girls’ Basketball Coach Faith Johnson-Patterson will receive the Special Merit Award at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul on Feb. 6 at the 2013 Minnesota National Girls and Women in Sports Day ceremony. The...

Prep Scene: Faced with a tough choice, I opted for history

Prep Scene: Faced with a tough choice, I opted for history

Jan. 9 |   Last Thursday evening, I had a choice to make. The top-rated team in Class 3A boys’ basketball, DeLaSalle, was scheduled to play Park Center, the No. 1-ranked team in Class 4A. Across the metro, a girls’ basketball matchup was scheduled...

Hall of Fame finally honors  Coach Faith Patterson

Hall of Fame finally honors Coach Faith Patterson

Apr. 18 |     Faith Johnson Patterson takes her rightful place in the Minnesota Girls’ Basketball Coaches’ Hall of Fame when she is inducted in this Saturday. She is the first Black female to receive this honor. Patterson won five state championships...